Community Sports and Activity Coaching Apprenticeship (SLM) - Hucknall Leisure Centre

If you enjoy working with different groups in the community - and are passionate about being active- we want to hear from you! As a Community Sports and Activity Officer (CSAO) apprentice, you will be an integral member of the Community, Sport and Health team. The role will contribute to a Sport and Active Wellbeing strategy...

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Closing date: 28 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    30 Hours Per Week (Including Early Mornings, Evenings and Weekends - Exact Shifts and Break to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    07 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Responsibilities will include developing and eventually leading physical and sporting activity programmes such as Basketball, climbing and the Balance Ability scheme. The apprentice will also assist in developing The Holiday Activity Programme, which are positive and enriching activities for young people receiving free school meals.

* To promote the values and vision of the organisation professionally in the role

*Develop, lead and deliver Priority local area (to identified needs) sports/ activities & wellbeing projects for groups

*Be able to undertake lone working I.e., one-to-one gym buddying system or fitness work

* Deliver inclusive activities to a high standard supporting the community across the centre.

* Achieve the company's customer service, customer feedback and research standards as laid out in EQMS consistently across.

* Ensure marketing activity is effective to maximise awareness and increase participation.

* Remain current with local strategies which may impact the Health & Wellbeing Development Plan and implement accordingly.

*Develop and manage local contacts and partnerships that enhance and or enrich provision and support sharing of resources I.e., staffing, volunteers, venue and or project resources.

*Promote the concept of 30 minutes of activity 5 times a week.

* Attend meetings as required.

As a CSAO you will develop skills to scope, organise and coordinate the delivery of opportunities for local communities to get more participants physically active.

The training you will be getting

  • Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship Level 2
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (if required)
  • At Everyone Active, you will work towards your Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer Apprenticeship over the course of 12-18 Months

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Further Progression and Training and Development Opportunities on completion of the Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills


Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

Things to consider

This role will involve working across our three Leisure Centres and within the community locality area of each of these centres.

About the employer

The all-new Kirkby Leisure Centre brings with it more and better opportunities for everyone in the local community to get active. The £15.5 million centre boasts a fabulous array of facilities that are sure to appeal to everybody. These include an 85-station gym, a 25-metre swimming pool a group exercise studio, five fun climb walls, a group cycling studio, a soft play area, four-court sports hall and a café. There's also a sauna and steam room, a meeting room that's available to hire, a sensor


(SLM) - Hucknall Leisure Centre


Linby Rd

NG15 7TX

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Community activator coach

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 May 2024